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Police: Maine Man Scuffled With State Trooper On Highway

Passing drivers helped the trooper restrain a suspect who was found with a quantity of illegal drugs in his car.

05/07/2015

Metro-North derailment December 1, 2013 in the Bronx, New York. Photo from an NTSB preliminary report.

Train Control Systems Coming to Metro North and LIRR

 HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Federal transportation officials and the Metropolitan Transportation Agency have agreed on a nearly $1 billion federal loan to install technology that could slow trains when necessary on Metro-North Railroad and Long […]

05/06/2015

File photo of a church bell. (credit: ALAIN JOCARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Joyful Noise Or Unholy Din? New Church ‘Bells’ Mean Discord

The sound system next door is making it hard for Olga Lopatina to love thy neighbor: Christ the King church.

05/05/2015

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95-Year-Old New Hampshire Man Fights Off Robber With His Cane

Arthur Kamberis, a World War II veteran, used his cane to fight off a man trying to steal his wallet in Manchester.

05/05/2015

A male Wild Turkey. (credit: Marc Serota/Getty Images)

RI Woman Returns Home, Finds Wild Turkey In Her Bathroom

A Rhode Island woman thought a pipe burst when she returned home to find water pouring from her garage ceiling. But the culprit turned out to be an unusual houseguest that dropped in.

05/04/2015

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Study: Blood Test Could Predict Cancer Years In Advance

A blood test may be able to predict cancer years before diagnosis, according to new research from Northwestern Medicine in collaboration with Harvard University.

04/30/2015

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Police: Man Who Fled Arrest Found Hiding 50 Feet Up Tree

Police say a man they were tracking after he took off following a traffic stop was found hiding 50 feet up in a tree.

04/30/2015

McCoy Stadium, Pawtucket,  home of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Bob Joyce/WTIC Photo)

New PawSox Owners Want $120 Million From State For Ballpark In Providence

The new owners of the Pawtucket Red Sox are making a pitch to the state for a ballpark in downtown Providence.

04/27/2015

File photo of donkeys. (credit: Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

College’s Goat- And Sheep-Guarding Donkey Has Surprise Birth

The University of Rhode Island may have a new guard for its animal herd after a baby donkey was unexpectedly born.

04/26/2015